Domain and Forest Trusts Technical Reference
Updated: November 19, 2014
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2003 with SP1, Windows Server 2003 with SP2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
Trust technology is the foundation for the security architecture in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 networks using the Active Directory directory service. Trusts enable service administrators to implement an authentication and authorization strategy for sharing resources across domains or forests and provide a mechanism for centralizing management of multiple domains and forests.
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